Daryl Lee

Daryl Lee

Department Chair, French & Italian , French & Italian

3134-A JFSB



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Commonly Taught Courses

French/Italian Cinema French Crime Film 19th-C French Lyric Space, place & architecture in French Literature


Books in Progress •The Heist: Stealing with Style. A brief history of the heist as a crime film sub-genre. •Paris as Pompei. A study of visual and literary representations of Paris in ruins across the French Third Republic. Select Articles •“L’esthétique de l’insu ou la politique de l’écriture historiographique dans ‘Fiorile’.” Sociétés et Représentations 26 (November 2008): 273-288. •“The Catastrophic Imaginary of the Paris Commune in Jules Verne’s ‘Les 500 Millions de la Bégum’.” Neophilologus 90.4 (2006): 535-553. •“Baudelaire’s ‘Paysage’ and the Commune Ruins Picturesque.” Romance Notes 45.1 (2006): 107-115. •”Rimbaud’s Ruin of French Verse: Verse Spatiality and the Paris Commune Ruins.” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 32.1-2 (Fall-Winter 2003-2004): 69-82. •”The Ambivalent Picturesque of the Paris Commune Ruins.” Nineteenth-Century Prose. 29.2 (Fall 2002): 138-161. Other Publications •”Braquehais: photographie, ruines, Paris.” Introduction, Exhibit Catalog: Bruno Braquehais, un photographe de la Commune. Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Saint-Denis, France. 9 Mar-19 June, 2000.


PhD, Yale U, 1999
BA, Brigham Young U, 1992


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